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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Seaton, Devon


Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

An improved and extended Edwardian detached residence with the option of separating part of the house to create a self contained 'annexe wing'. Green Bay enjoys lovely sea and coastal views and a panoramic outlook over the Axe Valley on the favoured Western fringe of Seaton.


Situation and Description Constructed in 1912 by the respected local builder, G H Richards and Son, this most appealing family home enjoys a highly convenient and quiet location being less than half a mile from the town centre and sea front and also to the B3174 connecting to the nearby fishing village of Beer. The Victorian coastal town of Seaton, situated on the world heritage Jurassic coast overlooking Lyme Bay, offers a wide range of facilities in additional to many recreational amenities. The highly acclaimed Colyton Grammar School, and Axecliffe golf course are also a short distance away as are the picturesque villages of Beer and Branscombe.

. The electric Seaton Tramway runs from Seaton to Colyford and Colyton aside the River Axe nature reserve where a wide variety of bird life congregates. The harbour of Axmouth, which lies adjacent to Seaton offers mooring facilities for small boats, whilst the larger town of Axminster is approximately 7 miles away with a mainline rail link to London Waterloo. Exeter and the M5 motorway are just over 20 miles away.

. Of pleasing rendered elevations under a Rosemary tiled roof, this classic property displays many fine features associated with the Edwardian period. The hall and the two principal reception rooms have open grate fireplaces and parquet flooring, whilst other features include original timber doors and architraves, picture rails and ceiling cornicing. Having a South Easterly orientation the house was clearly designed to take maximum advantage of the sea and coastal outlook as well as panoramic views over the Axe Valley from its elevated position. The house has a semi integral 'annexe wing' being connected to the main house by a door on the first floor. Having independent ground floor access this area of the house could be utilised as self contained accommodation if required.

. This is likely to interest an extended family, those with a dependent relative or as a home and income opportunity. Upstairs are three double bedrooms arranged over two floors and a well appointed family bathroom. A door on the first floor provides access to a further two bedrooms and a dressing area with a staircase down to a kitchen and adjacent lounge. The property additionally benefits from Upvc double glazing and a gas fired central heating system. Outside, the gardens are well screened from the road and a double driveway leads to either side of the house where there is a detached garage and ample parking.

. The accommodation with approximate measurements comprises

. Upvc double glazed front door to:-

Entrance Porch Matwell. Coat space. Inner door with obscure glazed panel to:-

Reception Hall18'1" x 9'10" maximum (5.51m x 3m maximum). An impressive entrance to the property with a period open grate fireplace and surround on a tiled hearth with ceramic tiled cheeks. Parquet flooring. Bay window to the front with bench seat under. Radiator. Ceiling cornicing. Cupboard under and turning staircase rising to the first floor. Door to study/bedroom. Further doors to:-

Sitting Room20'4" x 12'10" (6.2m x 3.91m). A light and airy reception room with French doors with windows to sides opening onto a natural stone terrace with views over the gardens and clifftop headland. Window to side. Open grate Jetmaster fireplace with a marble surround and matching hearth. Original timber fire surround and bell push to side. Two radiators. Parquet flooring. Wall lights over fireplace. Television aerial point. Picture rail and ceiling cornicing.

Dining Room13'5" x 14'1" plus bay (4.1m x 4.3m plus bay). Another fine dual aspect room with a bay window to front and further window to side. Period tiled open grate fireplace with matching hearth and ornate period fire surround. Radiator. Parquet flooring and ceiling cornicing.

Study/Bedroom9'10" x 9'2" (3m x 2.8m). This versatile room has an external door to rear. Window to side. Double radiator. Telephone point. Picture rail. Door to:-

En Suite Bathroom White antique style suite comprising panelled bath in tiled surround with mixer tap and hand spray attachment. Dual flush close coupled WC. Hand wash basin in tiled splash. Wall mounted ladder towel rail. Obscure window to side.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room17'9" (5.4m) x 9'10" (3.m) plus large alcove 6'7" (2m) x 3'11" (1.2m). Comprehensively fitted with a range of timber fronted base and eye level storage units with concealed downlighting. Inset sink unit and mixer tap with vegetable tidy. Adjoining roll edge work top surfaces in tiled surround. Cooker control panel and cooker space with extractor canopy over. Plumbing and space for dishwasher/washing machine. Additional appliance space. Walk in pantry cupboard. Gas boiler. The large alcove has ample space for a table, a window to rear and central heating radiator. Coved ceiling. Ceiling spotlights. Upcv stable door to rear porch with tiled floor, cold water tap and sliding door to rear.

Landing Window to rear. Radiator. Walk in airing cupboard with factory lagged tank, slatted shelving and electric light. Stairs rising to second floor. Door to inner landing and access to the annexe wing. Further doors to:-

Master Bedroom Suite

Bedroom13'5" (4.1m) x 15'5" (4.7m) plus bay and including chimney breast. Bay window to front having sweeping views over the Axe valley nature reserve and of the sea and coastline. Further window to side. Double radiator. Picture rail. Door to:-

En Suite Shower Room9'10" x 9'10" (3m x 3m). Windows to rear and side. Large tiled shower enclosure with curved double doors and Mira shower unit. Dual flush close coupled WC. Pedestal wash basin in tiled splashback with mixer tap. Mirror and spot downlighting over. Shaver point. Radiator. Full length chrome ladder towel rail. Extractor fan. Picture rail. Recessed ceiling downlighting.

Bedroom Two13'1" x 9'10" (3.99m x 3m). Window to front with views similar to the master bedroom. Period fireplace. Radiator. Pedestal wash basin in tiled splashback with strip light and shaver point over. Picture rail.

Bathroom10'6" x 6'7" (3.2m x 2m). Obscure window. White suite comprising large corner bath with shower unit, and curtain and rail over. Dual flush close coupled WC with concealed cistern. Hand wash basin and mixer tap with vanity unit under. Mirror with spotlighting over, shaver point. Radiator. Full length wall mounted ladder towel rail. Recessed ceiling downlighting.

Second Floor Landing A turning staircase rises from the first floor landing with a window to rear.

Roof Void This insulated and boarded space has a good ceiling height at the apex and circular windows to either end. Electric light.

Bedroom Three10'10" x 10'2" (3.3m x 3.1m). Accessed from the second floor landing. Window to rear having an open outlook. Radiator. Built in wardrobe with hanging rail.

The Annexe Wing Having independent access from the side of the property there is a Upvc double glazed door to:-

Lounge13'1" x 8'2" (3.99m x 2.5m). A dual aspect room with windows to front, rear and side. Two radiators. Picture rail. Door to:-

Kitchen13'9" x 8'2" (4.2m x 2.5m). Window to front. Double glazed door and window to rear. Fitted with a modern range of base and eye level storage units incorporating two glass fronted china cupboards. Inset stainless steel sink and mixer tap with adjoining roll edge worktop surface in tiled surround. Cooker control panel and cooker space. Space for additional appliances with a roll edge worktop surface over. Double radiator. Tiled floor. Cupboard housing the electric RCD fuse box. Coved ceiling. Recessed ceiling downlighting. Smoke detector. Cupboard under and stairs rising to the first floor and to:-

Dressing Area8'2" (2.5m) x 6'11" (2.1m) plus wardrobe depth. Window to rear. Radiator. Fitted with a matching range of four full length single wardrobes with hanging rails and storage shelves. Matching chest of drawers. Door to:-

Inner Landing Radiator. Smoke detector. Doors to:-

Bedroom Four12'2" x 9'10" (3.7m x 3m). Window to front with lovely panoramic views over the Axe Valley and of the sea. Period fireplace. Radiator. Pedestal wash basin in tiled splashback. Glass shelf with strip light shaver point over. Picture rail.

Bedroom Five13'9" x 8'10" (4.2m x 2.7m). A bright and airy triple aspect room with window to front having sea views. Window to rear. Two windows to either side of a period fireplace. Double radiator. Picture rail.

Shower Room Comprising an enclosed shower cubicle with shower unit. Dual flush close coupled WC. Hand wash basin and mixer tap. Wall mounted ladder towel rail. Obscure window.


Double Garage19' x 18'4" (5.8m x 5.59m). Remotely controlled roller door. Electric power and light. Pitched roof storage area. window and personal door to side.

Gardens Double wrought iron gates open onto an impressive sweeping and gravelled driveway which divides to either side of the house and connects at the rear and to the double garage. The garden, which extends principally to the South East, is well screened by mature hedging and features a number of shaped lawns with the main area of garden having a high laurel hedge providing additional privacy. A natural stone terrace extends across the front of the house with French doors opening from the sitting room. From an ample parking and turning area at the side of the house a five bar timber gate provides additional access to the rear where there is small area of garden with shrub beds and further parking in front of the double garage.

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